Farzaneh Shamsfakhr is a Researcher at the Economic Policy Unit at CEPS.
Farzaneh has over ten years of professional experience in economic research and quantitative analysis. She has collaborated on several research projects in the field of macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance, and monetary policy.
She was part of the research team at the Chair of Public Finance and Economic Policy at RUB, conducting an empirical study on multinational profit shifting from less developed countries. At the Chair of Microeconomics at RUB, she provided research assistance to the team in projects focused on the consequences of violent conflict on labour supply, migration, and psychological well-being.
During her Ph.D. Farzaneh focused on quantitative macroeconomic modelling, developing and estimating DSGE models. Her research projects involved business cycle analysis, economic and labor market outcomes of health shocks. She has extensive experience in data analysis, economic modelling, and econometrics. She has worked with both microeconometric and macroeconometric techniques. She has also experience with survey methods.
Farzaneh completed her Ph.D. at University of Duisburg-Essen and received her M.Sc in Economics from Ruhr University Bochum (RUB).
Mother tongue Farsi, she is fluent in English and has good knowledge of German.